Rachel Roberts
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    Rachel Roberts

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Eagle River, AK

    High School:
    Notre Dame Academy

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Free/Fly

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming ... coached by Emily Maier at Notre Dame Academy ... Junior National qualifier ... 37-time Speedo sectional finals qualifier ... All-American in the 500 free ... four-time top-eight finisher at the Kentucky state championships ... two-time top-eight finisher at the Alaska state championships ... four-time academic All-American ... also swam for the Northern Kentucky Clippers club team, coached by Jason Roberts ... lettered two years in water polo ... also a member of the orchestra for two years, playing cello.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 16 ... daughter of Larry and Monica Roberts ... has one brother, Zach ... hobbies include fishing, hiking, skiing, traveling and eating ... favorite food is brie with cranberry sauce ... favorite movies are Gladiator and Black Hawk Down ... person in history she'd like to meet is Billy Mays ... something most people don't know about her is that she grew up playing hockey ... the biggest influence on her sports career is "anyone who doubts me, so I can prove them wrong" ... one of the most noteworthy things about her hometown is that in the winter, the average temperature is the same as the average day temperature on Mars ... favorite athlete is Peyton Manning ... if she could be on any reality TV show, it would be Project Runway, "so Tim Gunn can tell me to `make it work'."

    Inside Women's Swimming